The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 38 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.31% 0.32% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.27% 1.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £405
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.72%
WebSphere
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Application Platforms Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
79 53 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.53% 16.93% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 23 5
Average daily rate £375 £388 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +23.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £173 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -8.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £13.00 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere across the Merseyside region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Merseyside region.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Jetty
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) nginx
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (50.00%) Google App Engine
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Jetty
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (50.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Senior DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) VMware